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Jazz Ensemble Takes On Big Band Music

COLLEGEVILLE PA – A program featuring a mix of new and standard works for big bands is scheduled for a performance by the Ursinus College Jazz Ensemble on Saturday (April 9, 2016) at 7:30 p.m. in Bomberger Auditorium at the college’s East Main Street campus. The event is free and open to the public.

The show includes a guest appearance by vocalist Angela Bey, and also showcases seniors Derek Burtraw (bass), Stuart Weaver (trombone and horn), and Billy Paustian (trombone). Songs on the program include 1930s standards “The Trolley Song” and “Get Happy,” Charles Mingus’ “Gunslingin’ Bird,” and the theme song to the animé series “Tank.”

Photo from Ursinus College

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